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The Cliché-Verre by Odile Bernard Schröder

The Cliché-Verre by Odile Bernard Schröder

France - 2012 volume icon fr subtitle icon English duration icon 8'
Direction: Thomas Goupille
One day in 1995, photographer Odile Bernard Schröder decided to leave her camera in the cupboard and instead devote herself exclusively to her research, exploring the vast world of alternative photographic processes. Part two of a three-part encounter, this film sees her tackle the Cliché-verre, a printmaking process invented by Grandguillaume and Adalbert Cuvelier and practiced by Corot, Rousseau, the Barbizon painters and later by Man Ray.

Synopsis

One day in 1995, photographer Odile Bernard Schröder decided to leave her camera in the cupboard and instead devote herself exclusively to her research, exploring the vast world of alternative photographic processes. Part two of a three-part encounter, this film sees her tackle the Cliché-verre, a printmaking process invented by Grandguillaume and Adalbert Cuvelier and practiced by Corot, Rousseau, the Barbizon painters and later by Man Ray.

What you will find in this film

A technique adopted by an artist • The basics of the cliché-Verre • Camera-less photography • Experiments with light

A technique adopted by an artist • The basics of the cliché-Verre • Camera-less photography • Experiments with light

00:00 Take Three
06:36

The negative is made by hand, not by a camera.
Odile Bernard Schröder

Film chapters

00:00 Take Three
06:36

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Bibliography

IN ENGLISH:

CLICHE-VERRE, HAND-DRAWN, LIGHT-PRINTED: A survey of the medium from 1839 to the present - Author: Elizabeth Glassman; Editor: ‎ Detroit Institute of Arts (1980); Language: ‎ English; 211 pages

 

BILINGUAL EDITIONS:

LE CLICHÉ-VERRE : Corot, Delacroix, Millet, Rousseau, Daubigny -  Author: Alain Paviot; Editor‏: ‎Paris-Musées (1994); Languages: English, French; 136 pages

 

IN FRENCH :

GRAVURE OU PHOTOGRAPHIE ? Une curiosité artistique : le cliché-verre - Author:  Jean-Marie Vanlerenberghe; Editor‏: ‎Gourcuff Gradenigo (2007) ; Language ‏:‎ French ; ‎112 pages

LES CLICHÉ-VERRE - Author: Bernard Dufour; Editor: ‎ Léo Scheer Editions (2001); Language: ‎ French;‎ 103 pages

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